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EEVFAM seeks initiation of criminal proceeding

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Extrajudicial Execution Victims’ Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) along with Athokpam Tampha, wife of victim Athokpam Angousana Meitei, filed a case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Thoubal yesterday seeking initiation of crim.....

‘Veewon should be released unconditionally’

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Manipur University Students’ Union (MUSU) strongly condemned the slapping of seduction charges to Manipur Students Union, Delhi, former president, Veewon Thokchom. A release from MUSU stated that the organisation is deeply concerned .....

AR provides water supply project

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Chandel Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles dedicated a water supply project to the village of Phaichumbung today, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). The village has been suffering from lack of supply of water since its inception in.....

KNO decries Th. Muivah’s claims as ludicrous

IMPHAL | Feb 16 The Kuki National Organisation (KNO) has decried the claim of Th. Muivah that the Kukis of Manipur are refugees terming it as a ludicrous statement. A press release signed by joint secretary of KNO, Stephen Kuki asserted that the gen.....

Free Medical Camp conducted at Moreh

IMPHAL| Feb 16 Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles organised a day-long Free Medical Aid Camp at Moreh town on February 16, said a release from IGAR (South). The release mentioned that the camp was conducted after receiving requests during its.....

PMC condemns arrest of ex-president MSAD

IMPHAL | Feb 14 The president of the Pan Meetei Convention, Nabashyam Heigrujam, in a press statement condemned the arrest of the ex-president of the Manipur Stuents Association Delhi, MSAD, Thokchom VeeWon, by a team of Delhi and Manipur police withou.....

No state functions on Feb 16, 17

IMPHAL | Febr 15 The Governor of Manipur, Dr. Najma Heptulla, has issued an order that there shall be no state functions/programme for the next two days with effect from today, as a mark of respect to the ‘martyr’ Pulwama terrorist attack yesterday. .....

Assam Rifles seizes narcotics worth Rs 4.5 crores

Assam Rifles seizes narcotics worth Rs 4.504 crores

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Tengnoupal Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South) apprehended two narcotics smuggler carrying 1.126 kgs of Heroin worth approximately Rs. 4.504 crores from Khudengthabi Check Post said a release by PRO.....

Assam Rifles conducts security meets

IMPHAL | Feb 15 Tulihal and Mantripukhri Battalions of 9 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of IGAR (South) conducted monthly security meets at Tulihal, Mayang Imphal and Yaingangpokpi Company Operating Bases. The security forums were attended by Ex-S.....

Yairemba not related with polo ground blast: UNLF

IMPHAL | Feb 14 The proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has clarified that the statement of IGAR South published on February 13 by local dailies which claimed that person involved in the Polo ground blast has been arrested, is false and .....

Lui-Ngai-Ni greetings

IMPHAL | Feb 14 Forest and environment minister Thounaojam Shyamkumar has extended his greetings for Lui-Ngai-Ni 2019 festival, the seed-sowing festival of the Naga community. In his message he prayed that this festival usher peace, love and greater bo.....

BJP Scheduled Tribes Morcha extends Lui-Ngai-Ni wishes

IMPHAL| Feb 14 The BJP Scheduled Tribes Morcha has extended its greetings to the people of the Naga community on the upcoming occasion of Lui-Ngai-Ni festival which will be celebrated on February 15 at Senapati District headquarters. While wishing a.....

Veterinary Camp conducted at Chavangphai village

MOREH| Feb 14 A day-long free Veterinary Camp was conducted at Chavangphai village, Tengnoupal district on February 14, organised by Moreh Battalion of HQ 26 Sector Assam Rifles under the aegis of HQ IGAR (South). The camp was conducted by a team of.....

AR conducts veterinary camp

IMPHAL | Feb 14 A day long free veterinary camp was organised by Moreh Battalion of 26 Sector Assam Rifles at Chavangphai village, Tengnoupal District today, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). A team of one officer and three veterinary staffs from .....

AR inaugurates organic mushroom cultivation

IMPHAL | Feb 14 Sajik Battalion of 28 Sector Assam Rifles inaugurated organic Mushroom cultivation farm at Twilelon village today said a release by PRO IGAR (South). The farm was inaugurated by Twilelon village chief, Thanekholen and was witnessed b.....

Rajkumar Rex selected for Indian U-19 squad

IMPHAL| Feb 13 Manipur Cricket Association (MCA) has notified that Rajkumar Rex Singh, a left-arm medium pacer from the State, has been selected by the Junior Selection Committee for India U19 Squad for the two 4-day games against South Africa scheduled .....

Curfew lifted

IMPHAL | Feb 13 The district magistrate of Imphal West in view of the improvement of law and order situation has lifted the continuous imposition of curfew in Imphal West. District magistrate of IW district, Naorem Praveen Singh had in the notice also m.....

NESO extends congratulations on CAB not being tabled

IMPHAL| Feb 13 North East Students’ Organisation (NESO) has extended it congratulations to the entire indigenous people of Northeast on the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2016 for not being tabled on the floor of the RajyaSabha. A press release joi.....

PAM extends 24-hour total shutdown

IMPHAL| Feb 12 Peoples’ Alliance Manipur (PAM) has announced that the 24-hour total shutdown held in protest against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2016 has been extended by another 24 hours which means that the extension of the shutdown will .....

Perpetrator of grenade blast apprehended

IMPHAL | Feb 12 Keithelmanbi Battalion Assam Rifles along with Imphal West Commandos arrested an active cadre of UNLF who was involved in the two grenade blasts which took place on February 7 at Mapal Kangjeibung Polo Ground, Imphal that left three sol.....

Media employees appeal for cooperation

IMPHAL | Feb 12 The All Manipur Newspapers and Electronic Media Employees Association (AMNEMEA) has appealed to the public as well to the authority concerned not to interfere in their news production work in the midst of the wide public agitation and c.....

NEFIS protests against union HRD ministry, burns effigy

IMPHAL | Feb 12 North-East Forum for International Solidarity (NEFIS) activists along with the students and youth from Northeast as well as different parts of the country today held a protest demonstration against BJP government at the centre. Mem.....

CAB is a tool for invasion, marginalisation, colonisation and annexation: ATRPFM

IMPHAL | Feb 12 All Tribal Rights’ Protection Forum Manipur [ATRPFM] vehemently opposed the passing and enforcement of Citizenship (Amendment) Bill (CAB), 2016. India should first secure the rights of the citizens of India before looking beyond its bou.....

Anti-drug campaign conducted

IMPHAL | Feb 12 Mantripukhri Battalion of 9 Sector Assam Rifles conducted an Anti-Drug Campaign for Drug Free Manipur at Yaingangpokpi Company Operating Base today, said a release by PRO IGAR (South). The campaign witnessed an attendance of over 50 loc.....

NSCN-IM elects new chairman, vice-chairman

Newly elected NSCN-IM Chairman Qhehezu Tuccu (Right) and Vice Chairman Tongmeth Wangnao (Left)

IMPHAL | Feb 11 National Socialist Council of Nagalim Isaac-Muivah faction (NSCN-IM) today elected Qhehezu Tuccu as the new chairman and Tongmeth Wangnao as vice-chairman of the outfit. The election was conducted during the National Hoho held at the.....

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CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy

CM hands over rescued Nepalese nationals to Nepali Embassy

‘We were brought with promises of getting jobs abroad’ IMPHAL | Feb 17 A total of 179 rescued victims of human trafficking, who have been identified as Nepalese nationals, have left Manipur today. Chief minister, N. Biren handed them over to offici.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Jugindro expelled from MPP, Apabi appointed as new president

MPP newly apointed president, Laikhuram Apabi Singh briefing to media

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Manipur People’s Party president, Oinam Jugindro was expelled from the ordinary post of the party today and party central committee appointed Laikhuram Apabi Singh as the new president. During a press conference held today at Manipur.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

Ethnic communities need unity to bring a peaceful Manipur: Adim

Adim Pamei speaks during the function

IMPHAL | Feb 17 “Ethnic communities have different forms of culture and traditions but there is a need to bring the thought of oneness among them to bring a peaceful society.” Vice chairperson of Manipur State Disaster Management Authority (MSDMA), .....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

EEVFAM seeks initiation of criminal proceeding

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Extrajudicial Execution Victims’ Families Association Manipur (EEVFAM) along with Athokpam Tampha, wife of victim Athokpam Angousana Meitei, filed a case before the Chief Judicial Magistrate, Thoubal yesterday seeking initiation of crim.....

STDCM set to organise mass rally on March 3

Members of STDCM during press conference

IMPHAL | Feb 17 Condemning the state government for delaying the demand of inclusion of Meetei or Meitei in Schedule Tribe list, Scheduled Tribe Demand Committee Manipur (STDCM) is all set for a mass rally on March 3. In today’s press conference hel.....

18-Feb-2019 / A Staff Reporter

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